Hello Edmonton! We trust that you had a delightful weekend and are prepared for another exciting week exploring the city. From attending a concert to savouring some art, there are plenty of activities to indulge in. Oh, and did we mention a Taylor Swift album release party? Here’s a list of the top 10 things to do in Edmonton this week.

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Edmonton Oilers

As we near the end of the regular season, you can still catch the Edmonton Oilers at home for one more game against the San Jose Sharks.

When:  Monday, April 15th, 2024
Where: Rogers place
Cost:  $100+

Edmonton Music & Speech Arts Festival

The 116th Annual Edmonton Music & Speech Arts Festival (formerly known as the Edmonton Kiwanis Music Festival) is back, and it creates over 2,500 opportunities for over 20,000 music students, actors, musicians, and music lovers to perform in front of an audience and receive professional adjudication. See the stars of the future!

When: April 15 – May 1st, 2024
Where: Various venues
Cost: Free

Classic Albums Live Performs: The Eagles Greatest Hits

If you love The Eagles, this is one show not to miss. “For the first time in popular music, the greatest albums from the 60s and 70s are recreated live on stage, note for note — cut for cut,” states the event – and this one features The Eagles’ Greatest Hits. These shows will sell out!

When: Monday, April 15th, and Tuesday, April 16th, 2024
Where:  100 Festival Way, Sherwood Park
Cost: $42+

National Canadian Film Day

For National Canadian Film Day on April 17, the Science Centre will present a free screening of the important film, Bones of Crows, written and directed by Marie Clements.

Other select screenings of Great Bear Rainforest and Rocky Mountain Express will also be available.

When: Wednesday, April 17th, 2024
Where: IMAX Theatre, Telus World of Science
Cost: Free

Muttart Conservatory

The Muttart Conservatory is a great weekday pick no matter the weather. After all, who can resist a trip to an indoor botanical garden in one of the city’s coolest buildings? Enjoy Adult Only evenings on Wednesdays from 4 – 9 PM.

When: Open throughout April
Where: 9626 96a Street NW
Tickets: $14.95 for GA

Luke Bryan

Luke Bryan is bringing his ‘Mind of a Country Boy’ tour to Edmonton this April. The country singer is on the road with Chayse Beckham, and Tenille Arts.

When: Thursday, April 18th, 2024
Where: Rogers Place – 10220 104 Ave NW, Edmonton
Cost: $94+

Thunder from Down Under

You’ve heard all about them, now you can see them live! World-renowned Australian entertainers Thunder from Down Under are ready to captivate Edmonton with their dance routines!

When: Thursday, April 18th, 2024 to Saturday, April 20th, 2024
Where:  300 East Lapotac Blvd, Enoch
Cost: $86+

Edmonton Tattoo & Arts Festival

The Edmonton Tattoo & Arts Festival is one of the largest tattoo shows of its kind in Canada. You can expect over 450 or the best local artists all weekend long.

When: Friday, April 19th to Sunday, April 21st, 2024
Where:  Edmonton EXPO Centre, Hall E
Cost: $30+

Shades of Spring – Art Show & Sale

This exciting annual event showcases some of Strathcona County’s most unique artists! The weekend event starts on Friday, and you’ll be able to view and purchase amazing art.

When: Friday, April 19th to Sunday, April 21st, 2024
Where: A. J. Ottewell Centre, 590 Broadmoor Blvd, Sherwood Park
Cost: Free to attend

The Tortured Poets Department: Listening Party + Taylor Swift Dance Party

“ATTN: All Edmonton Swifties, on Friday April 19th, we’re having an important department meeting regarding Taylor’s new album,” states the event. “DJ Josh is spinning Taylor’s bangers, deep cuts + tracks from The Tortured Poets Department. ”

Not only is it a listening party, it is also a dance party! Of note, this event is 18+.

When: Friday, April 19th, 2024
Where:The Starlite Room, 10030 – 102 Street, Edmonton
Cost: $20.02

Have a great  week!